Petite Snow™ Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii 'Monite'

SKU
1357
Summer color from conical clusters of white flowers. Showy flowers having a terrific fragrance that attracts butterflies. Good background or accent plant. Deciduous to semi-evergreen in warmer zones. Full to partial sun. Fast-growing to 4 to 6 feet tall, 3 to 5 feet wide. Cutting grown.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical PronunciationBUD-lee-uh da-VID-ee-eye
LoreButterfly bushes are the most important butterfly lure plants. Adults of all species flock to the blossoms to feed on the nectar.
Average Size at MaturityFast growing; reaches 4 to 6 ft. tall, 3 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMidsummer through Fall
Design IdeasDwarf butterfly bush is perfect for bringing butterflies into the garden and up close to the house. Use in side yards where flowers are held up at window level. Ideal choice for breaking up long runs of fence. Particularly attractive along picket fences and lattice where airy open character is a good fit. Fast growth is a super filler for newly constructed home sites. An essential in the wildlife and habitat garden. A casual cottage and country garden performer with bonus of butterflies at bloom time for family fun. The snow-white flowers catch the moonlight and will brighten a night garden, while providing sweet nectar for lacewings and other beneficial night feeders.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitArching
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Cutting Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureFragrant Summer Flowers

Prefers well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Clip spent flowers to promote continued bloom. May die to the ground in colder zones, regrowing from the roots in spring. Elsewhere, prune in late fall or early spring. Feed in spring.

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